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Trojans go overtime for SVL title

SCOREBOARD! — The Oak Ridge girls varsity lacrosse players and coaches in front of the final score from last Friday's championship win. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

Samantha Donaghey scored with 21 seconds left in sudden-death overtime Friday as host Oak Ridge defeated Granite Bay 13-12 to capture the Sacramento Valley League Championship. Brianne Gross’ last of four goals sent the match to OT where Kayla Galet controlled the draw. The Lady Trojans never lost possession and won it when Donaghey dropped […]

No Comment / May 09, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge comeback downright ‘dirty’

Oak Ridge Seniors/Coaches from left: head coach Sheri Millhollin, Conner Peterson, Austin Frese, Ben Gillingham, Ryan Hurst, CJ Harger, coach Shasta Millhollin, coach Alyssa Kimball. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

Victory or defeat in Oak Ridge’s Senior Night match against Nevada Union rested squarely on the shoulders of Trojan seniors Conner Peterson, Austin Frese, Ben Gillingham, Ryan Hurst and CJ Harger. They knew it, coaches Sheri Millhollin, Shasta Millhollin and Alyssa Kimball knew it, former coach Melanie DeMure knew it and the Miners were about […]

No Comment / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojan lacrosse buries Broncos

Oak Ridge's Emma Reed, white headband, signs a team photo for a young member of the EDH Youth Lacrosse Team after scoring eight goals in Friday's win. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

Tying its season-high scoring output for the second time this season, Oak Ridge routed visiting Bella Vista 21-0 Friday night in girl’s nonleague action under the lights. Emma Reed tallied eight goals to lead the onslaught while Kayla Galet added four. The Trojans now turn their attention to this week’s crucial showdown with Davis that […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Scoreboard

Volleyball Oak Ridge def. by Del Oro 23-25, 25-22, 21-25, 23-25 — Kills: Wyatt Rowland, 15; Connor Peterson, 12; Max Watson, 8. Blocks: Watson, 3; Austin Frese, 2; Ryan Hurst, 2. Digs: CJ Hargar, 31; Frese, 21; Peterson, 18; Rowland, 10; Hurst, 8. Assists: Frese, 30; Hurst, 7. Serve rec: Peterson, 27; Rowland, 24; Hargar, 20; […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Softball: Oak Ridge JV wins clashes

Tournament Champs — From left: Haley Orchard, Katie Dunnigan, Kevyn Freehill, Michelle Dennin, Kaci Pebley. Back row from left: Head Coach Kevin Pebley, Jordyn Poderick, Brooke Niemiec, Reagan Hunt, Sky Linnane, Bailee Leese, Aly Burkitt. Courtesy photo

ANTELOPE — The Oak Ridge JV softball team defeated Wheatland 8-2, Benicia 7-2, Rocklin 7-0 in the semifinals and Whitney 4-1 to sew up the Clash of Titans tournament title last weekend.

Comments Off / April 18, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Scoreboard

Baseball Oak Ridge 10, Woodcreek 3 — Trenton Denholm pitched six innings to win the Trojan’s SFL opener Monday. Beau Philip (double, triple) and Cameron Allie each had three hits while Denholm and Brendan Galbreath each went 2-for-4. Oak Ridge 12, Woodcreek 2 Softball Oak Ridge 1, Rocklin 7 Oak Ridge 1, Woodcreek 8 Golf […]

Comments Off / April 11, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge lacrosse can’t catch Grizzlies

Trojan Chris Vasquez is met by Granite Bay goalie Jeremy Neifert on this crease shot in Friday's Sacramento Valley League action. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

Outscored 3-1 in the fourth quarter, Oak Ridge fell 9-7 to visiting Granite Bay in Sacramento Valley League action Friday night. Rain conflicted with yet another Trojan home match, especially early when Oak Ridge, behind good pressure, struck for the first two goals: Jack Hewitt’s assist on Chris Vasquez’ cut to the crease followed up […]

Comments Off / April 11, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »